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a special message from first lady michelle obama that we would like to share. >> hello everyone. i am pleased to kick off this series d telling the lives of america's first ladies. in the coming weeks you will have the chance to learn about the stories, achievements, and legacy of these truly a remarkable women. as you watch i am sure you will begin to see why i am so honored and humbled to follow in their footsteps. working on causes ranging from the trustee to women's rights to environmental stewardship, each of these would then left their own indelible stamp on the white house and on our nation's history. like them i found that this role offers an extraordinary opportunity to give back and make a real and lasting difference in people's lives. for me that has meant help our kids lead healthier lives, working to get our military families the benefits and support they earn, opening the white house to as many people as possible, and encouraging all of our young people to achieve every one of their dreams. no matter what causes we take on as first ladies we have all shared the singular
secret staff, chefs and curators, from martha washington to michelle obama. season 1 begins tonight at 9:00 eastern and pacific. on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. and you can also watch it again tonight at midnight. on this presidents' day, we talk about historian doug brinkley on the second terms of presidents. >> douglas brinkley, here is congressional quarterlies weekly and they have a graphic here. second terms tend to be more difficult. why is that? give us the history. >> well, i don't know if i totally believe that. and i know it's so popular right now that i hate to be the contrarian where we're saying second terms are a curse and that they're so much more difficult. i think any president would rather be in their second term than having to be in a first term with a huge election looming. so i think you get a lot of relief when you're president in the second term that you don't have to run again. also, there's a notion there are scandals that occur in the second term on nixon and watergate and iran-contra and lewinsky problems, all ones people raise. what they miss, is what
at the first lady's all the way up to michelle obama. in conjunction with the new series, we did a poll, a national survey conducted on line for us about first ladies. how does your opinion -- excuse me, this is the first question -- so we want to hear from men and women on this issue of what you think the role of the first lady should be. 202-585-3882, for all others. we're taking your comments on facebook, on twitter, or you can send us an e-mail on this topic. should they be advocating political and policy issues? more from the poll that we did. does opinion of first ladies that influence your view of the president? should first ladies receive a government salary? what are your thoughts this morning? should first ladies advocate political and policy issues? we want to get your take. you can start dialing in now. i will go to the washington post in their style section in the article they did on the series. go to our website c-span.org. you can see bios of historians participating in the series. we have pictures of althol the first ladies and you can click on them. her biography will b
who served as first lady. from martha washington to michelle obama. season one begins tonight at 9:00 eastern and pacific. watched the program earlier in the day live at 2:00 eastern on c-span. >> now the woman who runs yahoo!, cdo marissa mayer. she was at the world economic forum in davos, switzerland, and she shared her insights on the direction of new technology. she is the youngest ceo of a fortune 500 company. the world economic forum brings together thousands of liters in business. this is about half an hour. >> welcome to "insight and ideas with marissa mayer." the c.e.o. of yahoo! if i am not mistaken, this is the first such conversation since becoming ceo. >> that's right. >> well, it is an honor for both me and the economic forum. e're here to talk about the future of technology. let's begin with the one nut that no one seems to be able to crack. the platform shift from desktop to mobile. how do you crack that nut? >> it is really important. if you look at what is happening in terms of the shift to mobile, the number of mobile phones has tripled in five years. tablet sal
house, the first ladies really have not spent much time. we have an example with michelle obama, she was not familiar with the white house, where as laura bush was familiar coming in during the george h.w. bush presidency. tell us a little bit about michelle obama's transition in and how she prepared for it. >> michelle obama is a serious student, but i don't think there is any way one can be prepared in a sense to really know what is going to be like. her husband had been a u.s. senator for a few years, but she and the girls had stayed in chicago where her whole family and support work. the bush people were incredibly helpful and generous about what the office was like and the structure and all that. the bushes were as well, personally, when the obama is visited. but i have to say there's just no substitute for being there. mrs. obama and the family were first at the adams hotel and then the blair house and into the white house for coffee, as is the tradition on inauguration morning. and everyone went off to the inauguration, and then what the white house residence staff does is jus
. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> that's first lady michelle obama teaming up with jimmy nalon for the evolution of mom dancing. last night mrs. obama appeared on "late night with jimmy fallon wto "kicking off the let's move campaign. is the first lady on the verge of a whole new agenda and we'll have that in the second hour. >>> the first lady is pretty new to twitter so it's fitting that she chose a bird to tweet with this week. it's all part of mrs. obama's let's move campaign featuring none other than big board. tweeted so fun exercising at the white house at flotus. i hope your husband didn't mind the loud stomping. i'm not exactly light on my feet. >> you are welcome to the @white house any time. you are one good egg. >> i was once and then i hatched. ha-ha. >> big board wrote this handwritten thank you note to the first lady saying in part, maybe next time you can visit me at my home on sesame street. my nest doesn't have a west wing, but it has two wings to give you a big hug when i see you again. >>> elizabeth colbert bush, she's running for the house seat vacated by tomorrower congressman tim scott. the fu
as part of your campaign, it is not legal. >> i used to be a lawyer. actually michelle obama asked for her image to be removed from a peta ad in 2010 even though she agreed with the principles on it. if we're going to defend michelle obama's right to be pulled from an ad, you have to defend laura bush's right. it gets pressed for this campaign. that's more important. >> john: i think you're very right. in a very backwards way laura bush may be helping marriage equality by getting so much heat. >> but that's our culture. >> i'm going to argue she wasn't trying to help at all. i think the big thing is she doesn't want to be used as a bullet toward -- against republicans. that's what this is. when they're going for this, they're making an argument about republicans fighting marriage equality. so then boom, all of a sudden laura bush is the bullet being shot at the republican party. >> john: very good point. >> just because you like something, doesn't mean you want to be plastered all over it. i like sex but i don't want to be in a porno. >> she monitors images on the internet. >> john: what d
has been suspended for ten days after comments he made about first lady michelle obama and not liking queers. audio of the teacher -- audio of the teacher's remarks were taped by a student. oops! speaking about 600 calorie lunches, grisham is heard ranting about fat burkes, tt michelle obama. she is overweight. >> she's overweight? >> stephanie: another voice chimed in big fat gorilla. >> in what world is michelle obama overweight? >> stephanie: after lamenting the country is going in the wrong direction grisham talked about gays. i don't believe in queers. we don't need you to believe in us. >> they don't believe in him either. >> stephanie: i don't like queers. i don't hate them as a person but what they do is wrong. it is an abomination against god. i don't like being around queers. >> i don't hatred neck hillbilly morons. >> i just don't like being around them. >> stephanie: later grisham said he misspoke. i'm not sure which part of that. [ applause ] what he meant to say. wow! okay. rick in tennessee. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi rick. >> caller: i have a question. i
. first lady michelle obama, jill biden have made veterans and their families a very high profile priority. the president did not have to mention saddam hussein in the state of the union this year because osama bin laden is dead thanks to the navy s.e.a.l.s. the man who killed osama bin laden has some ideas about what the government can do to help men and women like him as they are coming home. he told members of congress who met with him in secret, they had to meet in secret, he can has a plan to help make things better. joining us the organization that coreported with esquire. he has spent seven years covering the war in iraq and what awaits iraq and afghanistan veterans. the war comes home, washington's battle against america's veterans. aaron glance, thank you very much for journey us tonight. >> my pleasure. >> what do we know about the meeting between this navy s.e.a.l. and members of congress on the day of the state of the union last week? obviously his identity has to be shrouded for safety reasons. but do we know if he had a receptive audience when he met with these members of con
and called pippa's friday night beat. and share her passion for food and entertaining and michelle obama making a surprise appearance at the oscars, look at the headline from usa today. an iranian newspaper ran a picture of michelle's oscar spot last night and the shoulders and chests and seems to be an attempt to make her look more modest by iranian standards. and el arabia, dancing protests against the ruling islamists. ♪ >> thousands of tunisian students protesting ruling party plans to transform the secular country into an islamist state, but students expressed criticism in a different way, they danced to an american song. "let's get started" by the black eyed peas. and finally, on the heels of the baltimore ravens star jacoby jones is taking on a new competition. fox sports tweets, jacoby is more than a touchdown dance, he's the newest contestant on dancing with the stars and known for the end zone dance moves will be trying new moves on the dance floor and follows in the footsteps of emmitt smith. heinz ward and the great green bay packer. and it's your turn to hash it out. use
? >> reporter: dr. mariano says michelle obama's antiobesity agenda is a great campaign. >> we have the ideas and we have the desire to start solving america's childhood obesity problem. >> reporter: but the nation is already getting a preview of a corp pew lant commander in chief this spring when the washington national's unveils its president. william taft. he was so huge he once got stuck in the presidential bathtub. >> christi threw his weight around. >> reporter: as for christie whose size became an issue in the last election, he indicated he has a plan to lose those extra pounds. >> i'm making the best effort i can. sometimes i'm successful and other times i'm not. >> christie is still being koichicoy about whether he would run. that may depend on whether he weighs more or less in the coming years. wolf, you should note that chris christie said at this news conference a little while ago that his own doctor has said his luck is going to run out if he doesn't start losing weight. >> got to lose some weight, that's clear. he's incredibly popular in new jersey. >> that's right. you could te
michelle obama has in common with frank ocean. that's right, and kelly clarkson. we'll tell you. hi. hi. i'm here to pick up some cacti. it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for small business. get a shareable pool of data... got enough joshua trees? ... on up to 25 devices. so you can spend less time... yea, the golden barrels... managing wireless costs and technology and more time driving your business potential. looks like we're going to need to order more agaves... ah! oh! ow! ... and more bandages. that's powerful. shareable data plus unlimited talk and text. now save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop ta
party guy from illinois who lost. >> going after michelle obama for attending the funeral of pendleton. heartbroken with quotation marks. i guess the other 553 murder victims didn't break her heart. >> stephanie: he's just a jerk. ♪ you are an idiot ha, ha, ha, ha, ha ha, ha, ha, ha, ha ♪ >> he farted. >> stephanie: seriously, you know what? there is a family in pain. really? you need to tweet about that subject? because yeah. okay. the girl just performed at the inaugural parade. >> he's claiming that michelle obama's politicizing it. wow. look in the mirror, pal. >> stephanie: all right. i was mentioning this earlier. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] oddly, coincidentally, the state with the most amount of guns and the laxest gun laws somehow have the highest per capita gun deaths. weird. >> proof they don't have enough guns. >> stephanie: a group of california senate democrats rolled out a regulation that would be the tightest gun regulation in the nation. fun facts. number one ban all semi-automatic weapons that have detachable magazines. ban possession of high-capacity magazin
suffering the way folks are in newtown. >>> first lady michelle obama is meeting privately with the family of a 15-year-old honor student right now, before attending the girl's funeral. police say hadia pendleton was gunned down last month in a park, just about a mile away from the obama's chicago home. investigators say she was not the intended target. just a week before her death, pendleton performed with her band at obama's inauguration, an event she called a highlight of her life. no arrests have been made in the case. >>> back here in california, hundreds of gun advocates demonstrated at the state capitol for their second amendment rights. >> we're sick and tired of the assembly and congress telling us what we can and can't do! >> protesters gathered on the steps of the capitol building. many are parents who say they are ensuring the right to bear arms. the state legislature is considering measures that would give california the toughest gun control laws in the country. proposals include background checks for buying ammunition clips and banning clips that hold more than 10 bullets. >>
online. i was blown away that "the washington post" published a story regarding michelle obama, the first lady's physique and that they did this because of something that a high school football coach said in a small alabama town. that was their excuse for doing the story. >> oh, right. i just thought it was way out of line. >> that's a poor excuse because i believe whoever made the comments was just some random person. >> it was a random high school football coach in a small town. and he said it in private, willie. and suddenly "the washington post" is using this as an excuse to talk about the first lady's, as they said, derriere, posterior? "the washington post," really? you go to a small town in alabama with a high school football coach who makes a statement in private, and this is your lead? i don't even talk about the story if you can even call it that. let's jaus talk about the standards, willie, of "the washington post." what was that about? >> that's an odd peg to a story. that was a recorded coach in a locker room, one of the kids in the locker room recorded him saying some pretty
's a question for you today. does the first lady have a mid-life crisis? michelle obama tells the rachael ray show, yes. >> this is my mid-life crisis, the bangs. i couldn't get a sports car, they won't let me bungee jump, so instead, i cut my bangs. >> so you went for the bangs, you're the boss of your hair. >> i can do this. this is all mine. >> i can do this. this is all mine. first lady revealed her bangs last month on her birthday, just before the inauguration. i would argue, your favorite part of the inauguration was michelle obama's bangs. >> i like the bangs. i think she looks great. >> it's all about the bangs. >> do you like the bangs? >> i like the bangs. >> what about you? >> i was actually going to say you would look good with bangs. >> no, but you -- >> i don't think so. >> you have a long time before you have to worry about a mid-life crisis. no bangs for kate. >>> one organization is likening president obama to a puppet master. we're going to talk about white house efforts to control the mainstream news media's coverage of the president. also ahead, tiger woods breaks his sile
michelle obama will be the parents of hadiya pendleton, the young woman from the obama's neighborhood in chicago, shot and killed a week after she performed at the president's inauguration in washington. the honor comes as chicago police announce the arrest of pendleton's alleged shooters. they are 18-year-old michael ward, on the left, and 20-year-old kenneth williams. pendleton's cousin spoke by phone to anderson cooper last night. >> on behalf of my family, we are elated to know that there is one person or two now off the streets that could very well cause harm to my neighbor, another relative, or anyone in the world. we're excited to know that the police, the chicago police department worked diligently. however, there is no level of comfort. not long-term comfort. you know, we are still miserable. miserable would only be the term to really acknowledge the feelings of the parents and the family. >> chicago police say the men fired at pendleton by mistake as they were going after rival gang members instead. all right that's a fifth-floor problem... ok. not in my house! ha ha ha! ha
wild" joined first lady michelle obama for a black history month student workshop yesterday. wallace is the youngest actress to ever get an oscar nomination. she's up this year for best actress. mrs. obama called the movie one of the most important and most powerful films put out in a long time. >> bill: 9 years old. she gets an oscar at 9. what do you do for an encore? >> another day another lawsuit against facebook. this one for the social network's like and share buttons. abc reporting a company that holds the patents of a deceased dutch programmer says this man created way back in the 1990s is what the basis is for the technology that the like and share buttons utilize on facebook. mark zuckerberg started what would eventually become facebook in 2003 well after that technology was developed. no word on what the company is seeking. no response from facebook yet. >> bill: everybody who is accusing mark zuckerberg of stealing their ideas -- >> i will use a line from the social network the movie if he didn't invent the facebook like button then he would have invented the facebook lik
." exploring the lives of the women who served as first lady from martha washington to michelle obama in a first of its kind profit for television. season one begins at 9:00 eastern and pacific. watch the program earlier in the day live at 2:00 eastern on c- span. host: here in washington we have david winston adn from new york city steve mcmahan. thank you to both of the. as we look at the state of the union, what do you think about the tone? what about the term of the president's delivery ended the way he was saying his message? guest: i think he did what many presidents do in the state of the union address, he laid out an agenda for the future. those things tend to be kind of a list. then he built to a crescendo at the end on having a vote on the gun-control measures that he has introduced. i thought it was a terrific state of the union address that did lay out the agenda. republicans know what it is he would like to accomplish. american people know what is at stake. now we will see if congress is willing to act. guest: you had the inaugural and the state of the union. he laid out
's move campaign. michelle obama visiting jimmy fallin's late-night program also "good morning america" and several other shows and many schools across the country in a trip to promote the anti-obesity movement and she's making a big announcement on a new physical activity initiative in schools in chicago later today. >> bill: going out so people can see her bangs. >> which is now on the new official white house portrait of hers. as reported by "the hill" newspaper. >> if they are to be trusted. >>> hillary clinton will not be missing her secretary of state salary, a measly $186,000 per year. buzzfeed reporting on the speaking circuit she will be earning north of $200,000 per speech. there is a very exclusive group of people who make that much. only her husband, bill clinton and former governor arnold schwarzenegger are known to pull in that much per speech. behind that, george w. bush, dick cheney and al gore earn between $100,000 and $200,000 per speech. >> bill: i will repeat again for those of you out there looking for a speaker for your next event if you can't afford hillary clint
and portrait of each first lady, comments from historians, and michele obama's remarks. now available for $12.95 at c-span.org/products. >> c-span was created by america's cable companies in 1979. rocky was a public service by your television provider. >> on c-span2 tonight, a forum on how advances in technology affect privacy. then former house secretaries talk about fannie mae and freddie mac. and then automatic budget cuts or states. >> the housing commission released a report on monday calling for the elimination of fannie mae and freddie. it included henry cisneros, mel martinez, kit bond, julia stasch, frank keating and pamela patenaude. >> this is the target and it means mostly helping people secure private housing. which is assistance that is not mostly government own housing, but private housing and that is where most of the housing is. we need to make it more affordable. we will take a question from someone on this site. then if we could get through the next five minutes. yes, ma'am? >> i represent retired professionals and those that remain passionate about housing. when i started
now that president obama wants to kill terrorists with drones? michelle malkin at the top of the hour. >> steve: tim geithner writing a book about the financial crisis what should it be titled? e-mail us your ideas it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for small business. get a shareable pool of data... got enough joshua trees? ... on up to 25 devices. so you can spend less time... yea, the golden barrels... managing wireless costs and technology and more time driving your business potential. looks like we're going to need to order more agaves... ah! oh! ow! ... and more bandages. that's powerful. sharble data plus unlimited talk and text. now save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. to take a centrum silver multivitamin every day. i told him, sure. can't hurt, right? then i heard this news about a multivitamin study looking at long-term health benefits for men over 50. the one they used in that study... centrum silver. that's what i take. my doctor! he knows his stuff. [ male announcer ] centrum. the most recommended. most preferred. most studied. centru
angeles police department. >> terrible. >>> "the chicago tribune," first lady michelle obama is headed to chicago this weekend to attend the funeral of 15-year-old pendleton. the honors stupid was shot last week in a chicago park just days after performing at the inauguration fest activities in d.c. pendleton was among more than 40 people gunned down in chicago last month, making janitz deadliest month in over a decade. unbelievable. >>> "the sun herald," a new study finds deep fried foods and sugary drinks may be causing serious health problems for people in the deep south. people who ate meals centered around burgers and sweet tea had a bigger chance of stroke. >>> a look inside the fifth annual products of the year awards. that will be fun. >> all right. cool. with us now, the chief white house correspondent for "politico," mike allen with a look at the "playbook." good morning. >> good morning and happy friday. >> there it is. not quite as enthusiastic as usual. >> happy friday! >> there it is. let's talk about marco rubio and his brand. that's what you're writing about this mornin
blog on tina tchen, first lady michelle obama's chief of staff. it's part of my women of values series. she is awesome. >> she's great. >> full disclosure, friend of mine. speaking of powerful women, on tomorrow's show, former u.s. secretary of state madeline albright will join us onset. >> i thought we were going to have an awkward segue because andrew ross sorkin is over there. >> no, no. we're talking about madeline albright. there is andrew ross sorkin. he's coming up too. >>> coming up later this morning, former senior adviser to president obama, david axelrod. keep it here on "morning joe." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i don't want any trouble. i don't want any trouble either. ♪ [ engine turns over ] [ siren wailing in distance ] you know you forgot to take your mask off, right? we should probably get out of here. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new beetle convertible. now every day is a top-down day. that's the power of german engineering. >>> all bundled up. that's good because it's cold outside. don't forget your mittens. >> you put that hat on. nobody put that hat on you. >>
? >> well, wolf, look, i think if michelle obama is okay with the president spending a guys weekend alone with tiger woods, i'm okay with it too. i think the guy has a right to play golf. i think he has a right to do it in privacy. i also think the press has a right to push for wanting access and for wanting pictures. they are the white house press corps. they're traveling. they're there. they want to do something. so i think it's fine. i think that's what our society is. and they have transparency. i also think "new york times" is right. this probably would not have happened a year ago. then again, he's not standing for election again. and there's things a president can do after an election he wouldn't do before one. >> i want to show our viewers an air force one picture. this is air force one on the tarmac, west palm beach international airport. the president getting ready to board air force one after his weekend outing, golf outing, i should say. and the president getting ready to fly back to washington. we'll show you live pictures as the president gets there and goes up those stairs.
chancellor michelle re, what she would lake to see president obama do to reform the country's schools, meethepressnbc.com. that's all for today. we will be back next week and happy birthday to our executive producer, falls on a sunday, betsy fisher. if it's sunday it's "meet the press." >>> good sunday. i'm craig melvin. the latest week in washington is from 1600 pennsylvania avenue. >> the president torpedoing his plan. >> the only way to get something done is with with a bipartisan agreement. >> i believe we are making progress on a bipartisan basis. i believe we can come up with a product. >> i hope that -- >> just a few months after the post election high anointing immigration reform as the next big issue, what is going to get done? we will talk about that plus two veterans of capitol hill may be about to change their tune on the president's pick to head up the pentagon. we will talk to bob carey about what all of that means. >> mr. president, we will stand and fight throughout this country as americans for our freedom. >> the gun rights groups say they are working to protect the
. -- coast to coast on xm 119. >> some of the topics include president obama's second determine gender, gun violence, immigration, and the nfl -- obama's second term agenda. today, guests include secateurs defense leon panetta and general dempsey. former d.c. public school -- chancellor michelle rhee. at 2, chris wallace with wayne lapierre of the nra and captain mark kelly, co-chair of americans for responsible solutions. on cnn, defense secretary panetta, secretary dempsey, and former labor secretary elaine chow. bob schieffer talking with nfl commissioner roger goodell. these are brought to you as a public service by the networks and c-span. beginning at noon with nbc's "meet the press." 1:00, this week. 2:00, fox news sunday. and finally at 4:00 p.m. eastern, face the nation from cbs. listen to them on c-span radio, 90.1 fm radio, nationwide on xm 119, on your smartphone or on- line to c-spanradio.org. >> john mccain's 2000 campaign when he ran for president is the most memorable campaign of any that i have ever covered or been around. we will never see it again. george w. bush had all
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